From April 2016, the new Schengen Borders Code comes into force, which is essentially a consolidation and codification effort.
The Borders Code was established through Regulation 562/2006 and is now being repealed and replaced with Regulation 2016/399. This regulation is intended to improve the legislation surrounding management of the integrated European Union border policy through establishing a series of rules regarding persons crossing EU external borders.
The codification concerns:
Technical issues (e.g. clarifying and providing ways to enforce the maximum stay of 90 days under visit rules), as well as
The more topical issue of the reintroduction of internal border controls.
For further information on immigration to and from the Schengen area, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.